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2 suspects in MacArthur Center double shooting arrested by U.S. Marshals

NORFOLK, Va. – Two men were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Atlanta, Georgia Friday in connection with a shooting that happened inside MacArthur Center Mall Monday night.

According to U.S. Marshals, 23-year-old Portsmouth man Molek Alcantara and 22-year-old Portsmouth man Daquan C. Reed were arrested in connection with the shooting.

Alcantara was charged with two counts each of malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission of a felony, and one count each of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a concealed weapon.

Reed was charged with accessory after the fact.

During Monday night’s shooting, a 23-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman were injured. Police say Alcantara and Reed were walking inside the mall’s lower level when they encountered the 23-year-old man, and after exchanging words, the man was shot.

This is a developing story.

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